Cubs manage only 2 hits in 1-0 loss to Brewers but maintain 3-game lead in NL Central

MILWAUKEE — Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester’s mercurial season took a turn for the better Friday night at Miller Park.Lester limited the Milwaukee Brewers to three hits while striking out Christian Yelich three times and finished with a season-high eight strikeouts in six innings. Unfortunately for Lester, Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff was even more dominant. He allowed only one hit while striking out 12 in seven innings.The damage was minimal because the Cubs maintained their three-game lead in the National League Central following the 1-0 loss because the second-place St. Louis Cardinals …

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